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Registered Nurse RN - Maternal Child/Post Partum - Tacoma, WA

Company: Matrix Providers
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 29, 2024

Job Description:

Experience the Matrix Providers Advantage. We strive to provide a framework of stability and structure for our valued employees, where you will experience lower provider-to-patient ratios and fair, reliable schedules. It is our honor to hire Healthcare Heroes to serve our Military Heroes, sharing in our mission to provide excellent healthcare with dignity, compassion, and pride. In return, we are proud to offer you:

  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K with Employer Match
  • PTO and Holiday Pay
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, FSA, and Commuter Benefits
  • Referral BonusesWe support our employees with an accessible dedicated representative to assist you throughout the duration of your contract. We firmly believe that a healthy work/life balance enables you to perform at your best. Our mission is to serve America's military family by aligning exceptional healthcare workers like you with rewarding career opportunities. Come home to Matrix. Matrix Providers is hiring a Maternal Child/Post Partum Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our Military Service Members and their families in Tacoma, WA.
    • Status: Full-time & Part-time (At least 20 hours a week).
    • Compensation: $36.05 - $63.20/hr
    • Schedule: Monday - Sunday, Various Scheduled Shifts Available;
    • Actual shifts worked may include: 7:00 AM-7:30 PM, 7:00 PM-07:30 AM, 7:00 AM -3:30 PM, 11:00 AM-7:30 AM, 3:00 PM-11:30 PM and 11:00 PM-7:30 AMRequirements: The Maternal Child/Post Partum Registered Nurse (RN) must have and meet the following:
      • Degree: A diploma, Associates, Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate in Nursing
      • Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) from a professional nursing program at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
      • Experience: One year experience in the required specialty is preferred.
      • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse.Job Summary:
        • Provide comprehensive professional nursing care to postpartum mothers and neonates. Experience caring for postoperative patients. The RNs are responsible for mothers and infant(s) throughout tour of duty and have extensive knowledge and experience and have the skill for concentrated effort and self-motivation to carry out patient care requirements.
        • Obtains patient history, and pertinent family history, and advanced medical directive information. Observes, assesses, and records symptoms, reactions, and progress: assists physicians during treatments and examinations; administers medication and prescribed treatments, completes admissions and discharges, and promote convalescence and rehabilitation, RNs are responsible for monitoring and interpretation of collected data by the LVNs and unlicensed assisted personnel informing the medical staff as appropriate.
        • Functions as a patient advocate. Assesses patient/family knowledge level, develops and implements a plan of instruction and documents demonstrated level of understanding. Assessment plans will be targeted at age specific needs. Each nurse will manually and/or electronically document all patient care given and the progress of the patient utilizing the MAMC documentation standards in the patients' medical record.
        • The RN assesses the patient and plans for appropriate nursing care. The care provided is documented in the patient's medical record along with their progress. RNs also develop and manage nursing care plans; instructs patients and their families in proper care; and helps individuals and groups take steps to improveor maintain their health.
        • Communicates pertinent patient information to charge nurse and/or physician as appropriate, The RN verifies transcription of physician orders. Administers medications and blood products with the knowledge of actions and usual dosages of commonly used drugs. Medications shall be administered within the scope of nursing practice and include intravenous, subcutaneous, oral, transdermal, rectal, and intramuscular. Each nurse will have knowledge of actions, adverse effects, interactions, and dosages, For RNs only: Anti-cancer chemotherapy drugs are
          excluded unless contractor's employee has obtained appropriate documented education in cancer chemotherapeutic drugs and administration.
        • Performs a vast array of direct patient care procedures to include but not limited to: range of motion exercises, lifting, turning, transporting and positioning patients, personal hygiene care, changing linen and clothing and feeding patients.
        • Manages care of patients for a wide range of procedures of an advanced nature and difficulty where there is a high risk for infection and bodily functions arc mechanically assisted by life support equipment.
        • Manages and ensures proper procedures are followed with the tissue/Skin bank and blood bank.
        • Registered nurses shall provide professional oversight for licensed practical nurses and unlicensed ancillary personnel. Plans and implements care with the collaboration of other healthcare providers, Calls report to the appropriate unit/ward and provides pertinent data such as surgical procedures performed, patient problems, nursing diagnosis and actions, patient response, specialized care and equipment necessary to support the patient.
        • Performs duties in accordance with established infection control protocols
        • Responsible for quality assurance/risk management and responds to breaches of standard procedures which compromise the patient or staff members. May also serve as a project officer for select committees and participate in research projects that are consultative in nature and involve shared information or data gathering for new or existing technologies.
        • Nurses who will assist in providing conscious sedation must have conscious sedation training provided at MAMC prior to providing conscious sedation.
        • Registered Nurses shall utilize comprehensive knowledge of workload requirements in conjunction with knowledge of the composition and capabilities of assigned staff, to distribute/redistribute personnel resources in response to unforeseen patient care needs.
        • Attends and participates in: patient nursing reports, patient cant conferences, team/unit/clinic conferences, discharge planning, and staff conferences as deemed appropriate by administrative officials.
        • Demonstrates the ability to manage interpersonal relationships and maintains composure and reacts appropriately while relating to patients and families; manage distraught, irritable, unreasonable or angry individuals; and to maintains positive rapport with all individuals involved in patient care.
        • Demonstrates the ability to react with alertness and skill in any emergency situation, e.g., cardiac or respiratory arrest, hemorrhage, shock, severe physical trauma and psychiatric reaction, Initiates life saving measures in the absence of a physician, Depending on position and protocol, may serve as member of resuscitation or emergency code team.
        • Assesses patients' conditions for potential or life threatening crises and distinguishes between normal and abnormal physical findings; initiates life saving measures in the absence of a physician. Knowledgeable of the pharmacology of most commonly used emergency drugs, anticipated results, usual dosages, and their location on crash cart. Capable of emergency equipment operation: defibrillator, EKG machine, cardiac monitor, and other equipment as determined by MTF, unit/clinic and position.
        • Participates in discharge planning as appropriate and convenes multidisciplinary patient care conferences to address complex medical/nursing care needs.

          • Matrix Providers is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please see To learn more about our Benefits Packages, please see Matrix Providers endeavors to make accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please get in touch with our Recruiting Hotline Number, 1-, TTY LINE, . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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